|Insight: New Pope / Brain Regulators / SXSW Music / Sound Advice: SNR at SXSW|
New Pope - Cardinals at the Vatican have elected Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina as the first Latin American to head the Roman Catholic Church. He's also the first Jesuit to fill the church's top post. Joining us to explain how Jesuits and other Catholics in the Sacramento region are reacting to the news is Reverend Monsignor James T. Murphy with the Roman Catholic Diocese in Sacramento and Father David Suwalsky from Jesuit High School...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Pope elected; James T. Murphy, Roman Catholic Deocese, Sacramento; David Suwalsky, Jesuit High School; brain regulators; UC Davis Mind Institute; Mind Institute, UC Davis; glial cells; Stephen C. Noctor, UC Davis Mind Institute; SXSW; South by Southwest music festival; Nick Brunner; Sound Advice: SNR at SXSW; Nick Miller
|Insight: Obamacare Experience / "Fragile X" in Colombia / Marcos Breton / Hudson on the Arts - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Fragile X in Colombia - A town in Colombia that has had a long-standing reputation for having a high rate of mental retardation has been found to actually have a high rate of the autism spectrum disorder Fragile X instead. Researchers are now trying to understand why this village has such a high number of cases of Fragile X, and whether there is an identifying factor that might help solve the autism mystery...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Fragile X; autism research; UC Davis MIND Institute; MIND Institute; Randi Hagerman, UC Davis MIND Institute; Colombia Project of Hope; Nevada Health Exchange; Obamacare rollout; Gregg Stokes, healthplan shopper; health insurance premiums; Marcos Breton, columnist; The Sacramento Bee; Jeff Hudson, arts reporter; Shakespeare performances
|Insight: Autism Clusters / 'Risky Living' / 'Surfwater Buddha' / Nutrition|
Autism Clusters - Is there a link between autism and parents'education levels? A new study from UC Davis' MIND Institute has found one. We'll talk about it with the report's senior author. "Risky Living" - How dangerous is your job? For some people, death could be just a moment away. The new book "Risky Living" is a series of interviews with dozens of people with dangerous occupations. The author is Tom Jones, a veteran political staffer in Sacramento...
Keywords: Insight; Capital Public Radio; KXJZ; Sacramento public radio; autism clusters; parents' education levels; UC Davis MIND Institute; Irva Hertz-Picciotto; Risky Living; dangerous jobs; Tom Jones; Saltwater Buddha; surfing memoir; Jaimal Yogis: nutritional packets; peanut butter-like; nutritional supplement; malnutrition in Africa; Katryn Dewey; UC Davis School of Nutrition
|Insight: Capitol Chat / LiveStrong / Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro / A Kaptastik Day - Capital Pubic Radio, Inc.|
Capitol Chat - Sacramento Bee Columnist Dan Walters joins us to discuss gun control in California and how pensions play into the state budget in our weekly edition of Capitol Chat. LiveStrong - Planning is underway for the upcoming LiveStrong bike race fundraiser in Davis on June 23. In the face of the Lance Armstrong scandal, cycling enthusiasts, cancer survivors, LiveStrong's donors and a spectrum of fans in between, have more questions than answers...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Capital Pubic Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; Capitol Chat; Sacramento Bee Columnist Dan Walters; gun control in California; pensions; state budget; LiveStrong; Lance Armstrong; Cycling; Cancer Survivors; Matt Florio; Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro; Randi and Paul Hagerman; doctors; fragile X; UC Davis MIND Institute; Kaptastik Day; San Francisco 49ers; Super Bowl; New Orleans; Modesto; Turlock; Colin Kaepernick
|Insight: Gun Violence Prevention / Climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro / The Women of "Robyn is Happy" / Eating the Region - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Gun Violence Prevention Task Force - In America's re-energized debate on gun control most people agree there's room for change. Finding the middle ground between the people who want sweeping reform and the people who want minor tweaks is where the battle lies. Standing on the dividing line is the hunting, gun-owning Democratic Congressman from Napa, Mike Thompson, who is charged with shaping the future of gun laws in America...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Gun Violence Prevention Task Force; Mike Thompson, gun-owning Democratic Congressman from Napa; Kilimanjaro climb; fragile X syndrome; UC Davis MIND Institute; Randi Hagerman; Robyn is Happy; B Street Theatre production of Robyn is Happy; Elizabeth Nunziato, actress; Melinda Parrett, actress; Amy Kelly, actress; Eating the Region; iceberg lettuce salad; Elaine Corn, Capital Public Radio food reporter
|Insight: Artificial Brain / Promising Drug Study / "The Real Ambassadors" / Sound Advice: Jazz - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
Artificial Brain - If we don't really know how the brain works, how can we attempt to build one? And what would be its practical, industrial use? Today on Insight, Sacramento State Professor Scott Gordon talks about research being done on neural networks. He's presenting a STEM Lecture Series talk on the topic at 6 p.m. today. Promising Drug Study - Researchers from the UC Davis Mind Institute and Rush University Medical Center have just concluded a study on an investigational compound that migh...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; artificial brain; Scott Gordon, Prefessor, CSU Sacramento; STEM Lecture Series; promising drug study - Fragile X syndrome; Randi Hagerman, doctor, UC Davis Mind Institute; Real Ambassadors, The; Dave Brubeck 1962 jazz musical; Keith Hatscheck, music professor, University of the Pacific; Monterey Jazz Festival; Brubeck Institute at University of the Pacific recreates The Real Ambassadors; Sound Advice: Jazz; Steve Milne
|Insight:: STEM Symposium / News Network / ADHD Grows Up / Run to Feed the Hungry - Capital Public Radio, Inc.|
STEM Symposium - As California prepares to implement Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards, the first ever teach-in to learn the best practices and latest teaching innovations in STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) education is taking place in Sacramento. For two days - Nov. 18 and 19 - 2,000 kindergarten through 12 grade educators will share strategies, ideas and tools to educate and inspire students...
Keywords: Insight; KXJZ; Capital Public Radio; Sacramento public radio; CSU Sacramento; STEM Symposium; Common Core and Next Generation Science Standards; science, technology, engineering, math; Tom Torlakson, California State Superintendent of Public Instruction; First California STEM Symposium; News Network; funding for conservation efforts in the Lake Tahoe Basin; Lake Tahoe - protecting the lake's pristine beauty; private sector funding; Ky Plakson, Capital Public Radio Sierra Reporter; City of Stockton still has no city manager; Bob Deis; Tim Daly, News 10 Reporter; ADHD Grows Up; attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder; adult ADHD different than ADHD in children; U.C. Davis MIND Institute; Julie Schweitzer, UC Davis MIND Institute and Professor, UC Davis Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, School of Medicine; Faye Dixon, Clinic Director, UC Davis MIND Institute ADHD clinic; neurobiological condition, ADHD; Run to Feed the Hungry; 10K run through East Sac and parts of Midtown; Thanksgiving Day run largest turkey day run in America; Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services; Blake Young, President, Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services; Rich Hanna, Director, Run to Feed the Hungry
|Insight: 2012 Reno Air Races Recommendations / Adults with ADHD / Barrymore / "Rick Kushman by the Bottle"|
Air Races Recommendations - The 2012 Reno Air Races are continuing this fall with as much interest from fans and racers as before the disastrous crash last September that killed 11 people. The National Transportation Safety Board is still uncertain about what caused pilot Jimmy Leeward to lose control of his modified P-51 Mustang and crash into the grandstands, however the agency released information Tuesday about last year's crash along with recommendations to ensure this year's races are safe...
Keywords: KXJZ; Insight; Sacramento public radio; Capital Public Radio; CSU Sacramento; Reno Air Races safety recommendations; National Transportation Safety Board looks at 2011 Reno Air Races crash; Deborah A. P. Hersman; Chairman; National Transportation Safety Board; Martha Bellisle; reporter; Reno Gazette Journal; ADHD in adulds; attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults; Julie Schweitzer; physician and ADHD researcher at the UC Davis Mind Institute; A. Murat Pakyurek; doctor who studies the behavioral and pharmacological approaches to supporting adults with ADHD; Barrymore; John Barrymore; Sacramento Theatre Company production of Barrymore; Greg North; actor; studio performance; live performance; Rick by the Bottle; Rick Kushman on wine